Topic "Master Data Management"
2016 was a super-exciting year to be working in the Master Data Management (MDM) space. I got a lot accomplished as product marketing professional working with our customers, telling their stories, and sharing the benefits they achieved. I was also able to do what I love – telling compelling customer stories about how MDM is... more
Master data management (MDM) technology is entering a new stage of maturity. Driven by the rising demands of Cloud and big data, today’s MDM is drastically different, offering greater capabilities, Hybrid deployment options, and more user flexibility than ever before. The market forces that have shaped the MDM evolution are complex and include: The need... more
“Look after your data. In many cases, it’s all you have got,” was how Kennedy Warwick closed his session at our MDM 360 Summit in London this year. Strategically managing and then accurately and securely sharing a single view of customer data has enabled Thomson Reuters to do many things more efficiently as well as many new things.
I had the pleasure of attending a presentation by a vice president of a regional bank. He led the presentation with this statement, “What is important to our customer is important to our Bank”. Customer success is a key factor for any business, but banks are finding it necessary to compete in today’s environment. This... more
“Data is what makes it possible for Hyatt colleagues to provide a personalized experience that guests do not forget. Thanks to the relationship with Informatica, Hyatt can relate the data together and give colleagues the means to act on it across all Hyatt hotels worldwide.” – SriHari Thotapalli, Director, Customer Data Management, Hyatt Hotels At global... more
According to Accenture, 76% of supply chain executives are not satisfied with their overall supply chain performance. And about three out of every four executives think their supply chain and sales & marketing functions are misaligned when it comes to responding to market needs.* Lack of Supply Chain Visibility and Ineffective Collaboration A lack of... more
We recently surveyed IT organizations asking about technologies that will impact their organization’s data ecosystem over the next 12 months. (Get the full report today.) Cloud Application (SaaS) ranked high with 52 percent of the responses. My colleague Myles Suer recently ran a #CIOChat on Twitter where he asked many CIOs, and enterprise architects about... more
Google is the go-to for search. Will Google also become the go-to for shopping? Christian Santiago, Strategic Partner Development Lead, Google; Niaz Ahmed, Partner Technology Manager, Google; and Nagesh Kanumury, Director Product Management, Informatica recently spoke at Informatica World in San Francisco about how Google is helping brands convert new customers by improving the shopping... more
Procurement Costs Supplier management can be expensive. Did you know that companies could save up to $6 million annually in supplier spend by leveraging trusted supplier data quality? * Cost efficiency, cost reduction, and spend analytics continue to be among the top business priorities in supply chain management (SCM) and procurement. According to Deloitte’s 2016... more
Like much of my writing these days, I started drafting this article while I was on a flight for my business trip. The roaring of the massive turbo engines just about 10 feet away reminded me about the nuggets Jason Mulvin, Chief Data Architect at GE Aviation, shared at Gartner EIM Summit in Dallas earlier... more